IEA says revised pledges would slow warming to 1.8 degrees Celsius

November 4, 2021
The International Energy Agency (IEA) is releasing revised estimates that countries’ greenhouse gas pledges submitted at the ongoing Glasgow climate talks would put the world on track to limiting global warming to 1.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. “This is a landmark moment: it is the first time that governments have come forward with targets of sufficient ambition to hold global warming to below 2 °C,” writes IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol in a Nov. 4 commentary...

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